Day 01: Delhi (Arrival)
Around midnight arrive in Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be met
by our representative and transferred to the hotel.
Day 02: Delhi
This morning is at leisure. Afternoon sightseeing in Old
Delhi. You will have a Rickshaw Ride parallel to the Red Fort
through the old city and famous Silk Road and Silver Bazaar.
Sightseeing of Old Delhi includes Rajghat, Jama Masjid,
Humayun Tomb and Qutub Minar. Before you will proceed to the
hotel you will drive through New Delhi where you will visit
the India Gate, Government Buildings and Embassies.
Day 03: Delhi - Agra (about 200 km / 4 hours)
Today you will drive to Agra. In the evening arrive in Agra.
Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 04: Agra
Today, you will start your sightseeing by a visit to the Agra
Fort, built by three of the greatest Mughal emperors. After
the visit of Agra Fort you will proceed to visit the most
beautiful monument of India, the Taj Mahal, an enduring
monument to love, with a continually fulfilling beauty. It was
built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1631-52, as a
tomb and memorial to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal (Jewel of
the Palace), who died at the age of 39 giving birth to her
Day 05: Agra - Fatehpur Sikri - Jaipur (about 260 km /
Today you will leave Agra, drive to the Pink City Jaipur.
Enroute you will make a stop and visit Fatehpur Sikri, which
was once an imperial capital frozen in time, constructed by
Akbar the Great in the 16th century. This wonderful city
constructed by red sand stones was abandoned as abruptly as it
had been built. It has been generally stated that it was due
to failing in the water supply. In the evening arrive in
Day 06: Jaipur
After having breakfast you will drive to Amber which is about
11 km from Jaipur. Amber was the ancient capital of Kachhawaha
dynasty for 6 centuries before it was moved to newly created
Jaipur. Here you will ascend to the Palace Fortress on the
back of an Elephant. Enroute to Amber you will visit the Hawa
Mahal (Palace of the Winds), built in 1799 AD, it contains 953
small casements with each having its own balcony. In the
afternoon you will visit the City Palace which is still the
formal residence of the royal family, built in a blend of the
Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. In the museum of the city
palace we visit the private collection of the Jaipur
Maharajas. Then you will have a walk through the colourful
Bazaar of Jaipur and visit a factory to see the famous block
printing work being done since centuries in Jaipur. Later
visit Jantar Mantar, a stone observatory, the largest of Jai
Singh's five remarkable observatories. In the evening you will
drive through the new city of Jaipur and visit “Laxmi Narayan
Mandir”, a Hindu temple made out of white marble.
Day 07: Jaipur - Mandawa (about 168 km / 3½ hours)
Morning at leisure. In the afternoon drive to Shekhawati
region. Arrival in Shekhawati in the evening.
Day 08: Mandawa - Bikaner (about 190 km / 4 hours)
In the morning visit the grand havellis of the Shekhawati
area. After the visit of Shekhawati area you will proceed to
Bikaner. After a short break in Bikaner you will visit the
Junagarh Fort, constructed of red sandstone and marble with
kiosks and balconies embellishing the structure at intervals.
Day 09: Bikaner - Gajner (about 32 kms / ½ hour)
Today you will drive to Gajner.
Day 10: Gajner - Jaisalmer (about 330 km / 6½ hours)
Today you will drive through the desert and proceed for
Jaisalmer. Very often one can see along the road to Jaisalmer
some of the antelopes of this region. Blackbuck and fast
running Chinkara are the most common among them. Arrive in
Jaisalmer in the late evening.
Day 11: Jaisalmer
Today you will have sightseeing in Jaisalmer. There you will
have a walk through the old city and visit the carved havellis,
fort, Jain temple and Gadisar Lake. In the afternoon you will
drive around 40 km. away from Jaisalmer to Sam dunes where you
will enjoy the sunset before you will drive back to Jaisalmer.
Day 12: Jaisalmer - Osian - Jodhpur (about 290 km /
Early morning drive to Jodhpur via Osian. Osian is a great
centre of Hindu and Jain religions. The oldest Temple here was
constructed in 1178 AD.
Day 13: Jodhpur - Rohetgarh (about 50 km / 1 hour)
In Jodhpur you will visit the Mehrangarh Fort (majestic fort).
Mehrangarh Fort was built on a steep hill and is among the
best in India with exquisitely latticed windows in residential
apartments within. You will also visit the Jaswant Thada, a
royal cenotaph built in white marble. After the sightseeing
you will have a walk through the Bazaars of Jodhpur. After the
sightseeing you will drive to Rohetgarh.
Day 14: Rohetgarh - Pushkar (about 280 km / 5-6 hours)
Today you will leave Rohetgarh and drive to Pushkar. The only
temple of God Brahma is in Pushkar thus making Pushkar an
important pilgrimage city for Hindus. Pushkar has become
famous in the world due to its Pushkar Festival which takes
place in the month of November when the whole of Pushkar is
transformed into a spectacular fair ground where thousands of
pilgrims come to bath in the holy water of Pushkar lake and
the biggest cattle and camel markets take place here where
Farmers, breeders and camel traders buy and sell.
Day 15: Pushkar - Deogarh (about 150 km / 3 hours)
Today you will drive to Deogarh. In Deogarh you will enjoy the
overnight stay in a Maharaja Palace which has been converted
into a Hotel.
Day 16: Deogarh - Ranakpur (about 53 km / 1 hours)
Today you will drive to Ranakpur. Ranakpur is known for its
superbly carved marble Jain Temples. After a small break you
will visit the Jain temples.
Day 17: Ranakpur - Mount Abu (about 181 km / 4 hours)
Today you will drive from Ranakpur to Mount Abu. Arrive in
Mount Abu in the afternoon. Rest of the day at leisure.
Day 18: Mount Abu
After having breakfast you will visit the most famous Dilwara
Jain temples. Dilwara Jain Temples were constructed between
11th and 13th centuries. After visiting the temple you will
have a walk at the focal point of the town, Nakki Lake. This
artificial lake is ringed by hills and overhung by the
enormous Toad Rock. In the evening you will walk through the
Bazaar up to Sunset Point from here you can have the best view
of the mountain and also enjoy the sunset.
Day 19: Mount Abu - Udaipur (about 185 km / 4 hours)
After having breakfast you will drive to Udaipur. Arrival in
Udaipur in the afternoon. The rest of the day at leisure.
Day 20: Udaipur
Today you will start your sightseeing with the visit of
Sahelion-Ki-Bari. This Garden of the Maids of Honour is well
laid out with extensive lawns and shady walks. After the visit
of Garden of Maids you will visit a Museum of folk art. After
a break you will visit the City Palace, the biggest Palace in
India, where 4 generations of Maharajas added their
contribution. The museum of the palace includes the beautiful
peacock mosaic and miniature wall paintings of Indian
mythology. Today you will have an opportunity to visit a
traditional painting school and see the famous miniature
paintings done. In the evening you will have a Boat ride on
the lake Pichola.
Day 21: Udaipur - Dungarpur (about 120 km / 2½ hours)
Today you will drive to Dungarpur. Dungarpur means a “Hill
town”. In Dungarpur you will enjoy the overnight stay in a
fort which has now been converted into a heritage hotel.
Day 22: Dungarpur - Chittorgarh (about 200 km / 4 hours)
After having breakfast, you will drive to Chittorgarh. In the
afternoon you will visit the Chittorgarh Fort, the world
famous fort of Rajasthan. On the crest of the enormous grey
hill, girdled by massive walls and seven majestic gateways,
one stumbles upon shattered palaces, a "Temple of Mirabai" -
the mystic poetess and the intricately carved nine storeyed
Tower of Fame, built in the 12th century in honour of Lord
Adinath, the first Jain Tirthankara.
Day 23: Chittorgarh - Kota (about 180 km / 4 hours)
Today you will drive to Kota. In Kota you will visit the city
fort and palace.
Day 24: Kota - Ranthambore (about 158 km / 3 hours)
Today after the breakfast you will leave for Ranthambore.
Ranthambore is well known for the world famous Ranthambore
Day 25: Ranthambore
In the early morning you will explore the park and have a
Day 26: Ranthambore - Bharatpur (about 250 km / 5-6 hours)
Today you will leave the Ranthambore National Park and proceed
to Bharatpur. Bharatpur has its fame due to Keoladeo Birds
National Park or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary. Bharatpur was
earlier a duck shooting resort of the Maharaja. In Bharatpur
you will visit the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary.
Day 27: Bharatpur - Delhi (about 184 km / 4 hours)
In the morning after having breakfast you will drive to Delhi.
Arrival in Delhi in the afternoon. The rest of the day at
Day 28: Flight to home destination
Around midnight flight to home destination.
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